Iran- Human rights: Time to get tough on Iranian president about dreadful human rights situation
By Hossein Abedini, The HillFriday, 20 January 2016 In December 2015, the United Nations General Assembly slammed the flagrant violations of human rights by the Iranian regime. The resolution criticized the Iranian regime's use of inhuman punishments, including flogging and amputations. The UN’s 61st resolution on human rights abuses in Iran…
Iran- Sanctions: Congress should keep foreign investors from working with Iran's Revolutionary Guard
The HillTuesday, 19 January 2016  Last weekend, the Obama administration and the European Union lifted sanctions against Tehran, less than a year after Iran and six world powers reached a nuclear deal. In preparation, the Islamic Republic has for months waged a charm to bring foreign investors to the Tehran Stock…
Normalizing Iran
In Syria, Bashar Assad is trying to bring his enemies to heel by blocking humanitarian convoys to desperate civilians living in besieged towns. The policy is called “starve or kneel,” and it is openly supported by Hezbollah and tacitly by Iran, which has deployed its elite Quds Force to aid…
Iran- terrorism: How does Iran build its terror networks throughout Latin America?
By Toby Dershowitz and Joseph Humire, The HillMonday, 18 January 2016 Iranian regime's senior officials found guilty for AMIA bombing  Will the presidential victory of Mauricio Macri in Argentina finally bring justice to the victims of the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires? Will it solve the…
Iran- Ministry of Intelligence: Targeting Camp Liberty resident
By Naser Faghihi In recent days the demonization campaign against the PMOI by the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security has Ali Asghar Karami targeted another member of this organization by the name of Ali Asghar Karami who is now residing in Camp Liberty in Iraq. Ali Asghar says:…
European Investment in Iran following sanctions’ relief would only enrich the IRGC
Investor's Business DailySunday, 17 January 2016 Now that we have our sailors back from Iran's regime, it seems like we can expect economic sanctions on Tehran's nuclear program to be lifted soon, provided Iran continues to fulfill its obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.The release of billions of…
Islamic fundamentalism brewed by Iran: Enemy of Women
By Naser Faghihi, Iran ProbeSaturday, 16 January 2016 Iranian women in exile expressed their abhorrence over the recent aggressive measures targeting women and girls this New Year’s Eve in a number of European cities including Cologne, Stuttgart, Hamburg and cities in Finland and Poland. Muslims, refugees and pain-stricken asylum seekers from…
Patrick J. Kennedy: The illusion of Iranian moderation
By Patrick J. Kennedy, Providence JournalThursday, 14 January 2016 Countless instances since the 2013 election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani — including most recently the state-sanctioned torching of the Saudi embassy in Tehran — should have dispelled the notion that we are dealing with a moderate reformist at the helm of…
Madaya siege marks Hezbollah’s eternal disgrace
By Diana Moukalled, Al Arabiya NewsTuesday, 12 January 2016 Last week, the media circulated a video of a Syrian boy called Mohammed, who said he had not eaten in days due to the siege on the town of Madaya. “I swear to God I’m hungry,” he said, but his withered face,…
“Tearing my heart to pieces” – a mother’s story from prison in Iran
By Narges Mohammadi, Evin Prison, Iran,  The article was published by Amnesty International on 4 August 2015 Narges Mohammadi has been in and out of prison for more than a decade for her support of human rights in Iran. Three months since her most recent imprisonment, she writes this personal…
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External Links

Two Misguided Reports

  • HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    On 18 May 2005, the US based Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) issued a 28-page report (“the HRW Report”) concerning the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (“PMOI / MEK”).  Entitled ‘No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the MKO Camps’, the HRW Report was essentially based on 12 hours of telephone interviews with 12…
  • Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    The RAND National Defense Research Institute published in July 2009 the report The Mujahedin-e Khalq: A Policy Conundrum for the Multi-National Force-Iraq, Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations). The report focuses on the circumstances surrounding the detention of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MeK) at Camp Ashraf and “whether MeK members were taken into custody…